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10 Best Neurologists in St. Louis Who Accept Medicaid

March 4, 2021

Our clients who enroll in the Consumer Directed Services (CDS) know that they need to be on medicaid in order to qualify for the program. 


In order to help you make a more informed decision regarding your health, we put together this guide of the 10 Best Neurologists in St Louis Who Accept Medicaid


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Neurologists are medical doctors who have specialized training and education in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of brain and nervous system disorders. 

Neurologists work primarily with disease processes that impact the brain, nerves, and spinal cord. They provide various treatments to maintain healthy nerve tissues and to keep good blood flow going to the brain.

 

Neurologists often work with the following diseases and disorders:

 

●       Dementia

●       Alzheimer’s Disease

●       Parkinson’s Disease

●       Epilepsy

●       Concussion

●       Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

●       Multiple Sclerosis

●       Migraine Headaches

●       Stroke

●       More...

 

Neurologists in St. Louis Who Accept Medicaid

 

1.     Amer Alshekhlee (5.0 Stars)

 

Former patients report that Dr. Amer Alshekhlee saved their lives. He is board certified in neurology, vascular and interventional neurology, as well as clinical neurology. In addition to seeing patients, he also serves as adjunct associate professor in the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Alshekhlee has over 30 years of experience in his field.

 

Dr. Alshekhlee attended the following institutions of higher education as part of his medical training:

 

●   University of Baghdad, Iraq - Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery (1991)

●   University Hospitals of Cleveland - Residency in Neurology/Fellowship in Neuromuscular Diseases

●   Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine - Cleveland, OH - Residency in Neurology

●   Saint Louis University School of Medicine - Fellowship in Neurovascular and Interventional Neuroradiology

 

         Dr. Alshekhlee offers the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Diagnostic imaging of blood vessels in the brain and spinal cord

●   Treatment of stroke

●   Brain aneurysm treatment

●   Spinal cord hemorrhage treatment

 

       Dr. Alshekhlee provides services at the following location:

        

         12266 DePaul Drive

         Suite 100

         Bridgeton, MO 63044

         314-738-2770

 

2.    Tom Mohamed Babiker Bakhit (5.0 Stars)

 

Patients report that Dr. Tom really truly listens to his patients. One patient reported that Dr. Tom sat and listened for over an hour to the patient explaining their symptoms and disease progression. At the end of the appointment, the doctor left the office and did research before developing a diagnosis and a treatment plan.

 

Dr. Tom has over 13 years of experience in his field. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and received his education and training from the following institutions:

 

●   University of Minnesota - Neurology Residency (2011-2014)

●   Hennepin County Medical Center - Psychiatry Residency (2010-2011)

 

         Dr. Tom provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Electroencephalogram (EEG)

●   Electromyography

●   Nerve Conduction Studies

●   Diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders

●   Substance abuse treatment

●   Treatment of psychosis

●   Psychopharmacological treatment

 

Dr. Tom provides services at the following location:

 

6221 S. New Ballas Road

Suite 5003B

Saint Louis, MO 63141

314-227-2020

 

3.    Sudhir Batchu (5.0 Stars)

Dr. Sudhir Batchu has been practicing medicine for over 40 years. He currently works at the Columbia Center for Neurology and Multiple Sclerosis providing general neurology services as well as specialized treatments for Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis patients. Treatment often includes a team of professionals who are guided by Dr. Batchu on behalf of his patients. He receives spectacular reviews from patients who appreciate the combination of his knowledge and compassion.

 

Dr. Batchu is board certified in both neurology and neurorehabilitation attended the following educational institutions to receive his medical training:

 

●   Guntur Medical College - Guntur, India - Medical School (1975-1981)

●   University of Missouri - Columbia - Columbia, MO - Master’s Degree in Microbiology (1984-1986)

●   University of Missouri - Columbia - Columbia, MO - Residency in Neurology (1990-1994)

●   The Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Cleveland, OH - Fellowship in Neuroimmunology (1995-1996)

 

         Dr. Batchu provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Sleep Testing

●   Electroencephalogram (EEG) Testing

●   Lumbar Puncture

●   Neurological Testing and Diagnosis

 

Dr. Batchu practices at the following location:

 

300 Medical Plaza #310

St. Louis, MO 63367

636-625-6041

 

 

4.     Mary E. Bertrand (5.0 Stars)

Patients say that Dr. Mary Bertrand is the best neurologist and epilepsy specialist in town. Her patients consistently give her high marks for her attention to detail, intuitive treatment plans, and outstanding outcomes. In addition to her hands-on work with patients Dr. Mary Bertrand also works as Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Neurology. She received her education from the following institutions:

 

●   McKendree College - Lebanon, IL - Bachelor’s of Science in Biology (1987)

●   Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - Springfield, IL - Medical School (1993)

●   Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital - St. Louis, MO - Pediatrics Residency (1995)

●   St. Louis University HSC - St. Louis, MO - Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology (1999)

 

Dr. Bertrand is a board certified pediatric neurologist who specializes in providing diagnosis and treatment for the following diseases and disorders in children:

 

●   Epilepsy

●   Medically intractable epilepsy

●   Surgical evaluation for epilepsy

●   Headaches

●   Sleep disorders

●   Neuromuscular disease

 

         Dr. Bertrand provides treatment at the following location:

 

         St. Louis Children’s Hospital

         1 Children’s Place, Suites C and D, 2nd floor

         St. Louis, MO 63110

         314-454-6120

 

5.    Michael F. Boland (5.0 Stars) 

 

Patients rate Dr. Michael Boland highly for his genuine concern and responsiveness in treatment settings. He specializes in neurosurgery and spinal surgery. He began practicing neurosurgery in 1996. In 2007, he was promoted to Chief of Neurosurgery at St. Luke’s Hospital and in 2018 he became Chief of Surgery.

 

Dr. Boland provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Surgical treatment options

●   Non-surgical treatment options

●   Treatment for spinal and nervous system disorders

●   Headache treatment

●   Treatment for neck and back pain

 

Dr. Boland received his medical training at the following institutions:

 

●      Benedictine College - Bachelor’s Degree - Chemistry and Philosophy

●      University of Missouri School of Medicine - Medical School

●      University of Missouri School of Medicine - Fellowship in Pathology

●      University of Michigan - Residency in General Surgery and Neurosurgery

 

Dr. Boland provides services at the following location:

 

232 S. Woods Mill Road, Suite 400 East

Chesterfield, MO 63017

314-878-2888

 

6.     David J. Callahan (5.0 Stars)

 

Dr. David Callahan consistently gets 5 Star reviews because he listens to patients and really considers what they’re saying to him. His patients describe him as “kind and thorough” and “very good with children”. He has over 35 years of experience in his field as a board certified adult and child neurologist.

 

In addition to his direct work with patients, Dr. Callahan is also a Professor of Neurology. He received his training and education from the following institutions:

 

●   University of Notre Dame - Notre Dame, IN - Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (1982)

●   Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO - Medical Degree (1986)

●   Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO - Fellowship in Pediatric Neurology (1989-1992)

●   Barnes Jewish Hospital - St. Louis, MO - Residency in Adult Neurology (1990)

●   Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO - Fellowship in Newborn Medicine

●   Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA - Junior Residency - Pediatrics (1988)

 

Dr. Callahan sees patients for the following disorders:

 

●   Epilepsy

●   Child neurology

●   Migraine

 

         Dr. Callahan provides services at the following location:

 

St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care Center

13001 North Outer 40 Road

Suite A, 1st Floor

Town and Country, MO 63017

314-454-6363

7.    James Alonso (4.5 Stars)

 

Dr. James Alonso has over 27 years of experience in neurology and psychiatry. He receives excellent reviews from his patients who report that he has an excellent bedside manner and is attentive to their needs. He attended the following educational institutions:

 

●   University of Missouri - Kansas City - Medical School (1994)

●   University of Alabama - Birmingham - Residency in Neurology

●   St. Louis University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO - Internship

 

Dr. Alonso provides diagnosis and treatment for the following disorders at his clinic:

 

●   Migraines

●   Epilepsy

●   Alzheimer’s Disease

●   Parkinson’s Disease

●   Stroke

●   Multiple Sclerosis

 

         He provides the following services at the locations listed below:

 

●   Nerve Conduction Studies

●   Electromyography

 

Dr. Alonso provides services at the following two locations:

 

Neurology Associates Inc

3009 N Ballas Rd Ste 102B

Saint Louis, MO 63131

314-996-7080

 

Alonso James F Office

2716 Telegraph Rd

Saint Louis, MO 63125

314-487-3155

 

8.    Zaheer Ahmed (4.0 Stars)

 

Dr. Zaheer Ahmed is a doctor with over 28 years of experience in his field. He gets excellent reviews from patients though sometimes his staff reportedly make scheduling errors. He believes that it’s imperative that doctors listen carefully to their patients in order to develop a workable treatment plan.

 

Dr. Ahmed is board certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and sleep medicine. He speaks English, Hindi, and Urdu. He served for a period of time as the medical director at the rehabilitation care unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. He completed his education and training at the following institutions:

 

●   Gandhi Medical College - India

●   Oregon Health Sciences University - Residency in Neurology

●   Vanderbilt University - Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy

 

Dr. Ahmed provides diagnosis and treatment of the following diseases and disorders at his clinic:

 

●   Headaches

●   Epilepsy

●   Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

●   Dementia

●   Movement Disorders

●   Myasthenia Gravis

●   Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

●   Myopathy

●   Neuropathy

 

         He provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●   Nerve conduction studies

●   Electroencephalogram interpretation

●   Botulinum Toxin Therapy

●   Electromyography

        

         Dr. Ahmed attended the following institutions of higher education:

●       Vanderbilt University Hospital

 

Dr. Zaheer can be contacted at the following address and phone number:

 

111 St. Luke's Center Dr.

Suite 20 B

Chesterfield, MO  63017

636-685-7745

 

9.     Jamie T. Haas (4.0 Stars)

 

Though a select few patients have reported difficulties getting through to Dr. Haas’ office staff, most patients report excellent experiences and interactions with both Dr. Haas and his front desk team. He works closely with each patient to come up with a customized treatment plan that meets their needs.

 

Dr. Haas has been practicing medicine since 2004. He attended the following institutions of higher education:

 

●       University of Illinois College of Medicine - Medical Degree

●       Saint Louis University, Department of Neurology - Residency in Neurology

●       University of Iowa Department of Neurology - Fellowship in Neurology

 

         Dr. Haas provides the following services at his clinic:

 

●       Insomnia treatment

●       Pediatric sleep services

●       Sleep disorder information

●       Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea

●       Restless Legs Syndrome treatment

●       Narcolepsy treatment

●       Treatment of Hypersomnia Disorders

●       Neurology diagnosis and treatment

●       Adult and adolescent clinic services

 

Dr. Haas provides services at the following location:

 

232 S Woods Mill Rd

Sleep Medicine & Research Ctr

Chesterfield, MO  63017

314-205-6030

 

 

10.                   Leah Brancheck (3.7 Stars)

 

Patients report that Dr. Leah Brancheck is a first-class physician. Unfortunately, some patients have reported problems with her office staff not calling them back which has lowered her rating. Dr. Brancheck believes that the doctor-patient relationship should function like a partnership. She works with the patient as an equal to develop reasonable and functional treatment plans.

 

Dr. Brancheck has been practicing medicine for over 6 years. She currently works as a neurologist at The Orthwein Brain and Spine Center. She attended the following institutions of higher education as part of her medical training:

 

●       State University of New York - Upstate Medical University - Syracuse, NY - Medical School (2014)

●       Barnes Jewish Hospital - St. Louis, MO - Residency in Neurology and epilepsy

●       Washington University School of Medicine - Residency/Fellowship in Neurology

 

         Dr. Brancheck provides the following services at her clinic:

 

●       Epilepsy treatment

●       Seizure treatment

●       Treatment for headaches

●       Treatment of strokes

●       Treatment for tremors and neuropathy

●       Dementia treatment

●       Interpretation of Long-Term Electroencephalogram (EEG)

●       Vagus Nerve Stimulation Programming

●       Surgical treatment options

●       Non-surgical treatment options

 

Dr. Brancheck provides services at the following location:

 

111 St. Luke's Center Dr.

Suite 20 B

Chesterfield, MO  63017

636-685-7745